Tuition Equalization Grant Program (TEG)

Program Purpose

To provide grant aid to students with financial need to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Institutions

Only private, non-profit Texas colleges or universities may participate in the program.

Award Amount

For the 2017-18 academic year, the program maximum is $3,364. However, undergraduate students with exceptional need (those whose Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is less than or equal to $1,000) may receive awards of up to $5,046. Awards may not exceed the student's financial need or the amount of tuition the student is paying in excess of what he or she would pay at a public institution.

Application Process

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The financial aid office at the college or university will notify you if you are eligible.

Additional Information